1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships

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A Soviet stamp dedicated to the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships

The Men's 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Moscow, Soviet Union from September 17 to October 1, 1989. The fifth edition of this competition, held a year after the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 5 2 4 11
2  Cuba 4 4 1 9
3  East Germany 1 4 2 7
4  United States 1 0 2 3
5  Romania 1 0 1 2
6  Bulgaria 0 2 0 2
7  North Korea 0 0 3 3
8  Hungary 0 0 2 2
 West Germany 0 0 2 2
10  Australia 0 0 1 1
 Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
 Egypt 0 0 1 1
 Ireland 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1
 Poland 0 0 1 1
 Yugoslavia 0 0 1 1

Medal winners[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Light Flyweight
(– 48 kilograms)
United States Eric Griffin
United States
Cuba Rogelio Marcelo
Cuba
North Korea Kim Dok-Nam
North Korea

Soviet Union Nshan Munchyan
Soviet Union

Flyweight
(– 51 kilograms)
Soviet Union Yuri Arbachakov
Soviet Union
Cuba Pedro Orlando Reyes
Cuba
North Korea Li Dwang-Sik
North Korea

Poland Krzysztof Wróblewski
Poland

Bantamweight
(– 54 kilograms)
Cuba Enrique Carríon
Cuba
Bulgaria Serafim Todorov
Bulgaria
North Korea Li Yong-Ho
North Korea

Italy Luigi Quitadamo
Italy

Featherweight
(– 57 kilograms)
Soviet Union Ayrat Khamatov
Soviet Union
Bulgaria Kirkor Kirkorov
Bulgaria
Cuba Arnaldo Mesa
Cuba

Australia Jamie Nicholson
Australia

Lightweight
(– 60 kilograms)
Cuba Julio González
Cuba
East Germany Andreas Zülow
East Germany
United States Tonga McClain
United States

Soviet Union Konstantin Tszyu
Soviet Union

Light Welterweight
(– 63,5 kilograms)
Soviet Union Igor Ruzhnikov
Soviet Union
East Germany Andreas Otto
East Germany
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Vukasin Dobrasinović
Yugoslavia

Republic of Ireland Michael Carruth
Ireland

Welterweight
(– 67 kilograms)
Romania Francisc Vaştag
Romania
East Germany Siegfried Mehnert
East Germany
United States Raúl Márquez
United States

Soviet Union Vladimir Ereshchenko
Soviet Union

Light Middleweight
(– 71 kilograms)
Soviet Union Israel Akopkokhyan
Soviet Union
East Germany Torsten Schmitz
East Germany
Romania Rudel Obreja
Romania

Egypt Salem Karim Kabbary
Egypt

Middleweight
(– 75 kilograms)
Soviet Union Andrey Kurnyavka
Soviet Union
Cuba Angel Espinosa
Cuba
Hungary Zoltán Fuzesy
Hungary

Germany Sven Ottke
West Germany

Light Heavyweight
(– 81 kilograms)
East Germany Henry Maske
East Germany
Cuba Pablo Romero
Cuba
Soviet Union Nurmagomed Shanavazov
Soviet Union

Hungary Sandór Hranek
Hungary

Heavyweight
(– 91 kilograms)
Cuba Félix Savón
Cuba
Soviet Union Evgeni Sudakov
Soviet Union
East Germany Axel Schulz
East Germany

Germany Bert Teuchert
West Germany

Super Heavyweight
(> 91 kilograms)
Cuba Roberto Balado
Cuba
Soviet Union Aleksandr Miroshnichenko
Soviet Union
East Germany Maik Heydeck
East Germany

Czech Republic Ladislav Husarik
Czechoslovakia

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